美国学生Jim即将作为一名交换生到中国来学习。李先生一家是他约定好的住宿家庭(homestay)。请以Jim的名义给李先生写一封信,要点如下:

选择homestay的原因:

1.体验中国文化,了解中国,了解世界;

2.喜欢中国饮食健康;

个人要求:

1.准备独立的房间;

2.允许一家一起用早餐、晚餐(周一到周五)。

注意:

1.词数100字左右;

2.文章的开头和结尾已给出,不计入总词数;

3.可以适当增加细节,以使行文连贯。

Dear Mr Li,

I am very glad to be a guest of your family. Thank you for accepting me.

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Best wishes!

Yours sincerely,

Jim

 

注意:1.每处错误及其修改均仅限一词;

2.只允许修改10处,多者(从第11处起)不计分。

More and more foreigners like to come to China. Last Friday our school was invited a foreign teacher in our city give a class to the students of Senior Grade Two. We found his class interested. I learned a lot from him. The teacher had a free talk to us with easy English . He spoke slow so that we could understand him well. Sometimes he repeated what we don’t understand. My classmates were all active in the class. To his joy, I understood everything the teacher said. And I was able to ask question in English. This class encouraged me very much. I’m sure that until we keep on practising, it will be easy for us to learn speaking English well.

 

 

1.accuse … of___________________

2.be eager to___________________

3.a variety of___________________

4.ahead of___________________

5.speed up___________________

6.集中;全神贯注于___________________

7.榨出;挤出___________________

8.申请___________________

9.区别对待;有影响;起作用___________________

10.依赖;依靠___________________

 

Nowadays, it is common that more and more high school students open their own micro blogs on the Internet. For one thing, it can provide a colorful platform to show their talent. For 1., it is a useful way to release their pressure. And all these make it more and more popular with high school students. 2. many parents and teachers hold a different view. They think that managing one’s micro blog will take a lot of time and energy, 3. should be used to study.

In my view, I am greatly in favor 4. this activity. Today the Internet is playing 5. important role in our life. Therefore as high school students of the Information Age, we need to learn to make use of this 6. (value) tool to communicate and display ourselves. What’s more, opening and organizing micro blogs need various abilities such 7. writing, designing, being skillful at computer and so on. Only if we master those abilities can we make a successful micro blog. As a result, we improve ourselves while 8. (organize) our micro blogs.

In fact, micro blog 9. (oneself) is of little harm. It is your attitude towards it 10. matters. We should take the advantages and avoid some bad effects.

 

Last fall, before Thanksgiving, I was making my way in my car out of the shopping center parking lot. I was bored in the car. I ______ a woman heavily loaded with ______ and her two boys, one carrying a pumpkin and the other another bag.

They were headed, I ______, to the bus stop across the major road. ______ it was too far to walk with all those ______ to any of the nearby bus stops, on a random impulse(冲动),I rolled down my window and asked if they were indeed headed to the ______. “Yes,” the mother ______. I asked, “Would you like a ______? “Oh, yes!” was their ______ reaction.

I was also delighted,and,after driving out of the way of other ______, I stopped and the boys piled into the back seat . The mother started to push ______ beside them. I ______ her by saying, “Oh, you come on up here ______ me. I’m not a taxi driver!” So off we went.

Right away, I decided to take them a mile and a half to their home, since I had ______ and they had bags. All the way, I had just a fine time listening and talking with all of them. It felt so good to be able to do this little ______ and showed that with such a small ______ I could make a big difference to a tired mother. I’m not sure ______ got the most out of it.

______, this was special for me ______, as a disabled person, I often receive help and now I know how especially good it feels to be ______.

1.A. noticed    B. asked    C. helped    D. thanked

2.A. baskets    B. cases    C. bags    D. bottles

3.A. advised    B. thought    C. hoped    D. wondered

4.A. Since    B. Although    C. While    D. If[

5.A. vehicles    B. distances    C. directions    D. purchases

6.A. shop                B. bus stop    C. parking lot    D. hotel

7.A. commented    B. promised    C. regretted    D. responded

8.A. drink    B. try    C. ride    D. break

9.A. shocked    B. surprised    C. excited    D. mixed

10.A. traffic    B. streets    C. signals    D. stops

11.A. along    B. off    C. on    D. in

12.A. invited    B. comforted    C. stopped    D. stressed

13.A. with    B. by    C. for    D. to

14.A. money    B. plans    C. time    D. duty

15.A. work    B. trip    C. business    D. task

16.A. attention    B. idea    C. anxiety    D. effort

17.A. where    B. who    C. whether    D. when

18.A. By the way    B. In other words    C. In all    D. Generally speaking

19.A. however    B. so    C. or    D. because

20.A. useful    B. thankful    C. special    D. healthy

 

The American newspaper has been around for about three hundred years. In 1721, the printer James Franklin, Benjamin's older brother, started the New England Courant, and that was what we might recognize today as a real newspaper. He filled his paper with stories of adventure, articles on art, on famous people, and on all sorts of political subjects.

Three centuries after the appearance of Franklin's Courant, few believe that newspapers in their present printed form will remain alive for long. Newspaper companies are losing advertisers, readers, market value, and, in some cases, their sense of purpose at a speed that would not have been imaginable just several years ago. The chief editor of the Times said recently, "At places where they gather, editors ask one another, 'How are you?', as if they have just come out of the hospital or a lost law case.” An article about the newspaper appeared on the website of the Guardian, under the headline “NOT DEAD YET.”

Perhaps not, but the rise of the Internet , which has made the daily newspaper look slow and out of step with the world, has brought about a real sense of death. Some American newspapers have lost 42% of their market value in the past three years. The New York Times Company has seen its stock drop by 54% since the end of 2004, with much of the loss coming in the past year. A manager at Deutsche Bank suggested that stock-holders sell off their Times stock. The Washington Post Company has prevented the trouble only by changing part of its business to education; its testing and test-preparation service now brings in at least half the company's income.

1.What can we learn about the New England Currant?

A. It is mainly about the stock market.

B. It marks the beginning of the American newspaper.

C. It remains a successful newspaper in America.

D. It comes articles by political leaders.

2.What can we infer about the newspaper editors?

A. They often accept readers' suggestions

B. They care a lot about each other’s health.

C. They stop doing business with advertisers.

D. They face great difficulties in their business.

3.Which of the following found a new way for its development?

A. The Washington Post    B. The Guardian

C. The New York Times.    D. New England Courant

4.How does the author seem to feel about the future of newspapers?

A. Satisfied    B. Hopeful

C. Worried    D. Surprised

 

How often do you let other people like a bad driver, a rude waiter, or an angry boss, change your mood?

Sixteen years ago I learned a lesson. I got in a taxi, and we took off for Grand Central Station. We were driving in the right lane when all of a sudden, a black car jumped out of a parking space right in front of us. My taxi driver used his brakes, the tires made a loud noise, and at the very last moment our car stopped just 3cm from the back of the other car.

I couldn’t believe it. But then I couldn’t believe what happened next. The driver of the other car, the guy who almost caused a big accident, turned his head around and he started shouting at us. I couldn’t believe it!

My taxi driver just smiled and waved at the guy. So, I said, “Why did you just do that? This guy could have killed us!” And this is when my taxi driver told me what I now call, “The Law of the Garbage Truck”. He said, “Many people are like garbage trucks. They run around full of garbage, full of anger and disappointment. As their garbage piles up, they look for a place to dump it. And if you let them, they’ll dump it on you.”

So I started thinking how often I let Garbage Trucks run right over me and how often I take their garbage and spread it to other people.

I began to see Garbage Trucks. I see the load people are carrying. I see them coming to dump it. And like my taxi driver, I don’t take it personally. I just smile, wave, wish them well, and move on.

1.What happened to the author on his way to Grand Central Station?

A. He was caught in a traffic jam.    B. He had a fight with his taxi driver.

C. His taxi almost ran into another car.    D. His taxi suddenly got a flat tire.

2.When the author saw his taxi driver smile and wave at the driver of the black car, he______.

A. got very angry    B. was deeply impressed

C. felt quite disappointed    D. praised him for his manners

3.The underlined part “the load” in the last paragraph probably refers to _______.

A. the bad mood    B. poor habits

C. waste materials    D. great pressure

4.How did the author learn to deal with Garbage Trucks?_______

A. Fight back immediately.    B. Call the police for help.

C. Dump it on someone else.    D. Smile and move on.

 

Australia is the smallest continent in the world. It is a little smaller than China. It is on the Southern Hemisphere of the earth. Australia is big, but its population is small. The population of Australia is nearly as large as that of Shanghai.

Enough laws have been made to fight against pollution. The cities in Australia have little air or water pollution. The sky is blue and the water is clean. You can clearly see fish in the rivers. Plants grow very well.

Last month we visited Perth, the biggest city in Western Australia, and went to a wild flower exhibition. There we saw large numbers of wild flowers on show, most of which we had never seen before. We had a wonderful time. Perth is famous for its beautiful wild flowers. Every year in spring Perth has a wild flower exhibition. After visiting Perth, we spent a day in the countryside. We sat down and had a rest near a path at the foot of a hill. It was quiet and we enjoyed ourselves very much. When we heard bells ringing at the top of the hills, we looked up, but what we saw made us pick up all our things and run back to our car as quickly as we could. There were about three hundred sheep coming towards us along the path.

Australia is famous for its sheep and kangaroos. After a short drive from any town, you will find yourself among the white sheep. Sheep, sheep, everywhere you can see sheep.

1.Which country is the writer most possibly from?

A. Japan    B. Canada

C. China    D. America

2.We can learn from the passage that _________.

A. Australia is the smallest country in the world

B. Australia is the same size of Shanghai.

C. Australia is in the northern part of the earth.

D. The people in Australia are as many as those in Shanghai.

3.Which of the following statements is NOT true according to the passage?

A. Australia has enough laws to fight against pollution.

B. Perth is the biggest city in Australia.

C. The wild flowers in Perth must be different from what the author sees in his/her country.

D. The author enjoyed his/her visit in the country.

 

1.Sunny English Club is for _____.

A. nurses    B. policemen

C. businessmen    D. students

2.You will pay _______ if you want to stay in the English club for half a year.

A. 300 yuan    B. 600 yuan

C. 1200 yuan    D. 2400 yuan

3.You can visit Ocean Museum _______ .

A. on Saturday    B. on Wednesday

C. on Monday    D. anytime

4.If you are interested in the life of fish, you should go to ______ .

A. Health Centre    B. Ocean Museum

C. Sunny English Club    D. 16 Yong Le Street

 

假设你是李华,5月1日你和同学参观了北京大学。请根据下图,用英语写一篇日记。

注意:

1. 词数100左右;

2. 可以适当增加细节,以使行文连贯;

3. 开头已给出,不计入总词数。

It's a fine day today and

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假定英语课上老师要求同桌之间交换修改作文,请你修改你同桌写的以下作文。文中共有10处语言错误,每句中最多有两处。每处错误仅涉及一个单词的增加、删除或修改。

增加:在缺词处加一个漏字符号(∧),并在其下面写出该加的词。

删除:把多余的词用斜线(\)划掉。

修改:在错的词下划一横线,并在该词下面写出修改后的词。

注意:1.每处错误及其修改均限一词;

2.只允许修改10处,多者(从第11处起)不计分。

Peking Man, the earliest human ancestor that lived in China between roughly 200,000 or 750,000 years ago, was a wood-working and fire-using man. The man unimaginable liked to drill holes into objects for unknown reasons. Later, some new discovery painted a picture of a human ancestor who was many more complicated than previously believed.

Peking Man first discovered in 1923 in a cave near the village of Zhoukoudian, close to Beijing. During World War Two, fossils of Peking Man went missed. Researchers do some lab work including using microscopes to look at artifacts made by Peking Man. Beside, scientists were still trying to determine the details. Finally, the analysis showed that what Peking Man had the interest in clothes and that some tools were used for removing animal skins.

 

With the development of modern society and high technology, children wear more and more beautiful and fashionable clothes. More children 1.(allow) to choose their favorite clothes, which is 2.relatively new trend. Many years ago, children had to suffer the whims(突发奇想)of adults as far as clothes were concerned. Like 3.(adult) clothes, children’s clothes followed fashions as well. About 120 years 4., boys in Europe and America wore white ankle-length dresses, just like their sisters, until they 5.(reach) the age of five. Older boys from wealthy 6.(family) were then dressed in pretty velvet(丝绒) suits 7.lace collars. Their hair was grown to shoulder length 8.longer. For many unlucky boys, these carefully planned and organized costumes were nor reserved for special occasions; they had to wear the same 9.(restrict)and uncomfortable outfits for everyday play. Clean and proper clothes say that the person has both self-respect and respect for other people. Clothing can tell quite a lot about the person, sometimes more than we would like to reveal. So we should pay more attention to 10.(wear) proper clothes in different occasions.

 

I was a shy kid. Nothing seemed harder than talking to people. I didn't even like to answer the phone for fear that I’d have to talk to somebody I didn’t know.

____, at school I had to spend all day in the company of others. My ________was studying. It was something I could do ______and by myself. I spent a lot of time studying and was ________with good grades.

Eventually I went to college. I came to realize that some people were rather fun to _______with. Yet my childhood _______carried over and I found myself tongue-tied and ______whenever I found myself in a conversation.

One day while on campus, I ________an advertisement for a position on the local classical music ______station. I had grown up listening to classical music, and I loved it.

In order to get the job, applicants needed to be interviewed. I had absolutely no background in radio, and the idea of listeners ______me. I didn’t really want the job. I just wanted to prove that I could talk to a(n)______.

Two weeks _______, I was even more terrified to discover and I had actually landed the job.

It was a ______job, but I grew to enjoy it. I announced music to thousands of ________in the city, sometimes answering their calls and _______to their requests. I began to feel comfortable talking to these people, these strangers who I couldn’t even _______.

Although I now spend much time talking with people, I’m still basically a _______person. My former shyness is a gift, as I can ______people who feel discomfort when they talk to strangers. I still enjoy moments of being _______. But I’m also glad I decided to make a ______in my life that has opened many doors and opportunities that I never knew existed.

1.A. However    B. Therefore    C. Otherwise    D. Besides

2.A. advice    B. practice    C. task    D. escape

3.A. obviously    B. simply    C. quietly    D. poorly

4.A. filled    B. rewarded    C. decorated    D. faced

5.A. help out    B. catch up    C. put up    D. hang out

6.A. happiness    B. shyness    C. kindness    D. goodness

7.A. excited    B. astonished    C. embarrassed    D. interested

8.A. noticed    B. posted    C. realized    D. believed

9.A. fire    B. gas    C. TV    D. radio

10.A. terrified    B. pleased    C. satisfied    D. amazed

11.A. child    B. singer    C. interviewer    D. applicant

12.A. ago    B. later    C. before    D. since

13.A. well-paid    B. puzzling    C. comfortable    D. challenging

14.A. listeners    B. followers    C. viewers    D. dancers

15.A. referring    B. responding    C. offering    D. comparing

16.A. feel    B. move    C. hear    D. see

17.A. busy    B. warm    C. quiet    D. smart

18.A. look into    B. relate to    C. combine with    D. worry with

19.A. alone    B. alive    C. active    D. awake

20.A. plan    B. mistake    C. change    D. dream

 

Traditional Chinese Culture

Chinese culture is over 5000 years old.1.

The spirit of the tea ceremony

Xi Hu Long Jing (West Lake Dragon Well) and Yunnan Pu’er have long been world famous. 2.The spirit of the Chinese tea ceremony captures the Chinese attitude towards life and spirituality. These are the things that people all over the world can benefit from.

A handful of good tea leaves with some boiling water and a set of lovely tea ware is the perfect way to spend a sunny afternoon and gain some insight into the wisdom of this ancient civilization.

3.

During the 5,000 years of Chinese civilization, many different flavors, styles, and cuisines(烹饪)have developed based on traditional philosophy and culture. This ancient food culture has had a direct impact on the countries, such as Japan, Mongolia, South Korea, Thailand, and Singapore. It has benefited billions of people around the world through such innovations as Chinese vegetarian culture, tea culture, vinegar, pasta medicated diets, ceramic tableware, and the use of soybeans in the diet.

Confucianism has flourished during the last 2,500 of China’s 5,000-year history. 4.This school of thought has had the most profound and long lasting influence in China’s history. Seventy-four Nobel Prize winners and many other highly respected scholars have stated that for the benefit of mankind’s livelihood and development into the next century, these teachings should be promoted and adopted worldwide. 5.

A.Chinese cuisine

B.Traditional Chinese culture

C.It has been the mainstay of this ancient civilization.

D.They are pretty popular due to their superior color and flavor.

E.The following three items of traditional Chinese culture have had a worldwide impact.

F.This wonderfully rich food culture has also had an impact on Europe, America and Oceania.

G.This would provide long lasting benefits for man, helping to ensure a peaceful and happy life.

 

Aging brings wrinkles, sagging bodies and frustrating forgetfulness. But getting older is not all bad for many people. Mounting evidence suggests aging may be a key to happiness. There is conflicting research on the subject, however, and experts say it may all boil down to this: Attitude is everything.

Older adults tend to be more optimistic and have a more positive outlook on life than their younger and stressed opposites. The big question is why seniors are happier. A recent study suggests one reason: Older adults remember the past through happy memories. Aging can bring more cheer as people become more comfortable with themselves and their roles in society. The older adults said they were enjoying more time with their family, spending more time on hobbies and having greater financial security and did not have to work.

But others are doubtful about the link between happiness and growing older.

"The notion that those in old age are happiest is misleading," said Richard Easterlin, a professor of economics at the University of Southern California. "It is based on comparing people of different ages who are the same in terms of income, health, family life." Easterlin added, "When you take account of the fact that older people have lower income than younger, are less healthy, and more likely to be living alone, then you will find it hard to accept that they are happier.

In fact, scientists have found that as people age, their health declines and social networks disappear as their friends die, which can make the elderly less happy.

Even if one does give in to age's dark side, health and happiness don't always go hand-in-hand. It's all about attitude. Research by the University of Chicago’s Yang suggests that attitude about life and happiness, is partly shaped by the era in which a person was born. It turns out that individuals who adapt the best to changes also have the highest expected levels of happiness.

Despite the conflicting findings about aging and happiness, the good news is that there doesn’t appear to be a limit to how much happiness one can achieve in one’s life. “Most people desire happiness,” Easterlin said. “To my knowledge, no one has identified a limit to attainable happiness.”

1.What does the last paragraph mainly tell us?

A. The key factor to older adults’ happiness

B. There is a conflict between aging and happiness

C. No one can define the limit to happiness.

D. The relationship between health and happiness.

2.Why are some seniors happier according to some experts?

A. They focus on what makes them feel good.

B. They have their own circle of friends.

C. They have better income after retirement.

3.What can we learn from the passage?

A. People of the same age have the same sense of happiness.

B. Attitude may play a very important role in happiness.

C. People who adapt the best to changes are more likely to be unhappy.

D. Older adults who have more valuable life experience are more optimistic.

4.What’s the topic discussed in the passage?

A. Whether aging or attitude brings happiness.

B. Why seniors adapt the best to changes in society.

C. What the limit to an elder person’s happiness is.

D. How older people feel compared with younger people.

 

Nowadays, especially in China, everything seems to favor social intercourse, such as gatherings of friends, KTV, group travel, dining tighter, playing cards and Mahjong, plus the Chinese-style “street-crossing group.” Back home, discussions can still be boisterously carried on within the “circle of friends” of WeChat.

However, these scenes cannot always ease a sense of loneliness. Zhu Ziqing, a well-known professor of Tsinghua University, signed with emotion: “My loneliness increases as scene becomes much busier.” One popular song today is also called “A lonely man in crowds.” Actually, engaging in social intercourse requires ability, while being alone involves the whole character.

These days, it is not easy to calm down totally and return to one’s true self. Willpower, intellect and discipline are required. Einstein said: “It is not your working time but your spare time that determines the possibility of whether you will be successful or not.” The “spare time” he referred to could be taken as “spending time by yourself.”

Lonely life could be either dull, boring and tasteless or abundant, interesting and colorful, depending on one’s quality, ambition and inspiration.

Just as the body constantly requires energy, the mind and soul also demand unceasing inputs. However, information, to processed and integrated(融入)into knowledge, thoughts and feelings, instead of bustle(忙碌)seems to be the right condition. Successful careers in all walks of life worldwide have proved that “the soul grows in peace and talent is nurtured in loneliness”. In a sense, it may be reasonable to say that “Happiness tends to be shallow while loneliness involves profundity”.

Man, in fact, needs loneliness more than happy time, and only abundant loneliness can produce quality happiness.

1.Which of the following can replace the underlined the word “boisterously” in paragraph 1?

A. surprisingly

B. sadly

C. busily

D. peacefully

2.What can we infer from the second paragraph?

A. Being alone marks people depressed.

B. Social intercourse improves our happiness.

C. One may feel lonely even when surrounded by people

D. We should attend social intercourse to decrease our loneliness.

3.What can we know from Einstein’s words?

A. You should be successful if you spend all your time by yourself.

B. You should exercise more if you want to keep your minds healthy.

C. You will not become successful if you join in more social intercourse.

D. You will be more successful if you can make your lonely time meaningful.

4.Which may be the best title for this passage?

A. Live On Your Own

B. Happiness and Loneliness

C. The secret of success

D. Practice Your Social Ability

 

“Annabel, I think there is a bear in our house,” I shouted up the stair. She didn’t hear me properly. “There is a what?” she shouted back. “You’ve found a chair in the house?” I cleared my throat and said again, as calmly as possible, “I think there is a bear in the house.” If there is a world speed record for repacking a backpack and leaving a building, Annabel must be a competitor, for we were outside the building within seconds.

Annabel and I had already spent three days walking 80 kilometers over the mountains from the Pacific. We were in Canada’s Yukon Territory, heading towards Car cross, on the shore of Lake Bennett. Here our boat was waiting where we had left it the week before. Our plan then was to boat down the 3,000 kilometers of Yukon River to the Bering Sea.

On this day, we were walking the last 48 kilometers towards Car cross, following a disused railway line. You had to keep an eye out for black bears, whose presence was obvious from the huge piles of dung(粪便)that littered the tracks.

As the day drew on, we started to look for somewhere to sleep. We finally found an old railway building, which looked as if it might keep us safe from bears. Though the windows and doors had large scratch and chew marks, they were covered with boards and looked safe. Annabel went upstairs and started to unpack and settle in while I looked around downstairs.

I was moving around in what was once clearly a kitchen, when, from out of a darkened doorway that I took to the storeroom, came a soft but unusual deep moan(呻吟). My curiosity raised, I started to walk towards the slightly opne door. I was halfway across the room when a low rough sound came out of the darkness and the hairs on the back of my neck stood up. My natural ability was to ruin. I backed out of the room, my eyes staring at the dark doorway. We thought it might be a better idea to spend the night elsewhere.

We got up early in our small tent in the morning. The night’s sleep had been all right except when a little troubled by dreams of bears. But our mood rose with the sun. We were walking along, relaxing with each step and looking forward to a big lunch at Car cross.

Crossing a small wooden bridge, we left the rail tracks to have a drink. As we returned, Annabel cried out “Stop!” Looking up, I saw a familiar black shape behind us: another black bear was following us, moving up slowly from behind, and then disappearing rapidly into the trees when we turned to face it. How long it had been following us, we could not say.

1.What can you know from the first paragraph?

A. Annabel set a world speed record.

B. The author was calmer than Annabel.

C. Annabel’s hearing was so poor that she couldn’t hear any sounds.

D. The two girls ran out of the house at high speed for fear of the bear.

2.What is the author and Annabel’s final destination?

A. The Pacific

B. Yukon Territory

C. Car cross

D. The Bering sea

3.Which is TURE about the old railway building according to the passage?

A. Trains pass here along the railway track.

B. Bears might have come and gone around here.

C. It was really a safe place to play and sleep in.

D. A rough sound could be heard from the kitchen.

 

Dear Parents:

I’m delighted that you are considering the British International School for your children’s education. Our school offers first class international education delivered by experienced, highly qualified and professional staff.

We aim to provide a high quality British-style education characterized by:

The arrangement of the English National Curriculum to meet the needs of international and local students and offering an insight into the local culture.

High quality teaching provided by international and local staff.

A broad personal development of students that encourages independence, confidence, tolerance, good manners and respect.

A recognition of the school-parent partnership in the successful education of the children.

An acknowledge that all students are individuals who deserve an environment to help realize their academic and other potential, thereby preparing them for their chosen continued education and career.

A safe, caring, happy and stimulating environment benefiting from high quality facilities.

Our school provides an effective framework for education through a broad, balanced, and monitored curriculum. As students advance through the school, we ensure that their needs are met through progressive teaching and learning. Although our curriculum is based upon the National Curriculum for England, it is adapted as appropriate, to ensure suitability for our diverse student body. Thus, we strive for the development of transferable skills through the years of school, as well as the acquisition of a broad body of knowledge.

Students are given opportunities to develop many skills. These include skills in language, in science, technology and mathematics, in the aesthetic(审美的) and creative fields of music, drama and art, and in physical education.

We insist that students act in a responsible manner toward all members of society. Throughout the school, students are taught to distinguish between right and wrong and show consideration for others. The qualities of honesty, kindness and good manners are always encouraged. Our friendly atmosphere provides a secure and happy environment in which children can grow and flourish as Individuals and valued members of the school family.

1.What do you think the author is?

A. A school principal

B. An exchange student.

C. An assistant professor

D. An experienced lecturer.

2.Why does the school change its curriculum when necessary?

A. To develop some good students’ skills.

B. To meet the needs of different students.

C. To offer an insight into the local culture.

D. To help students realize their potential.

3.Which of the following about the students is NOT mentioned in the passage?

A. Manners

B. Self-discipline

C. Qualities.

D. Independence.

4.What is the purpose of the passage?

A. The author thinks schools and parents play an important role in teaching.

B. The author is stressing that responsibility is the most important thing for a student.

C. The author is encouraging more parents to send their children to this school.

D. The author implies students become valued people without a friendly atmosphere.

 

假定你是李华,你的笔友Peter想结识相一位你身边的好友。请你根据下列提示,用英语写一封邮件,向他推荐你班班长李明。

提示:

1.人物介绍;

2.推荐理由(学习、品质、班级工作等);

3.你的愿望。

注意:

1.词数100左右;

2.可以适当增加细节,以使行文连贯;

3.开头和结尾已给出,不计入总词数。

参考词汇:雾霾haze          维生素vitamin

Dear Peter,

How is it going?__________________ ____________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________________

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____________________________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________________

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Yours,

Li Hua

 

Conflict Resolution(解决)

Conflict is a normal part of any healthy relationship. After all, two people can’t be expected to agree on everything all the time. 1.

Conflicts may be resolved in positive or negative ways. When they’re handled in a positive way, they provide an opportunity to strengthen the bond. 2. The following is a practical five-step process for conflict resolution.

Agree that you disagree. Make clear the issue that is causing the disagreement. Answer the question “What is this disagreement about?”

Take turns talking and listening. Use talking and listening skills to have a conversation about the problem. 3. Each person should also have an opportunity to listen to the other person’s point of view.

Restate what you hear. Reflect what the other person says to figure out his or her thought and feelings.4.

Come up with a solution. Think of ideas that may solve the problem. You both should agree on the solution you choose.

5. If you are unable or unwilling to reach a solution, contact an unbiased(无偏见的)person who can offer objective and practical suggestions.

A. Get outside help if you need it.

B. State your point of view to others.

C. Ask questions if you don’t understand.

D. But when mismanaged, they can damage a relationship.

E. Each person should have an opportunity to say what he thinks.

F. Learning how to resolve conflicts helps relationships run more smoothly.

G. And when handled in a respectful way, they contribute to the relationship.

 

假定英语课上老师要求同桌之间交换修改作文,请你修改你同桌写的以下作文。文中共有10处语言错误,每句中最多有两处。每处错误仅涉及一个单词的增加、删除或修改。

增加:在缺词处加一个漏字符号(∧),并在其下面写出该加的词。

删除:把多余的词用斜线(\ )划掉。

修改:在错的词下画一横线,并在该词下面写出修改后的词。

注意:1.每处错误及其修改均仅限一词;

2.只允许修改10处,多者(从第11处起)不计分。

About the Spring Festival, there arises some hot topics and lucky money is included. An online survey has carried out these days.

78% of the people consider lucky money one of the most important traditional custom, representing good wishes from the elderly to the new generation. Besides, lucky money is the more attractive part for kids, who forms the good memory of the childhood.

The rest, however, think bad of it. For one thing, the amount is growing bigger and bigger, make it a heavy load. For other, it has been an excuse to bribe (贿赂)people in the power.

Personally speaking, lucky money is nothing wrong. Only before understanding its meaning can we send our hearty wishes to the young.

 

“My wallet!Where is it?”were my first words when I found out my wallet was lost.I searched my memory for a few good seconds,and then ______that I had left my precious wallet in the library.To be ______ ,it was in the public toilet of the library!

_______the library was then closed,I had to wait until the next morning to begin my   ______.When I got there early the next day,all I found was a ______bathroom.

At that time,all I could ______was that the person who cleaned the restroom had ______my wallet.So I ______ approached an old lady at the front desk.“Excuse me,is there a wallet found in the restroom yesterday?”She walked through a door and ______ for a moment.Then she came back to the desk.“No,”she said.I quickly thanked her and walked off,_______

Finally,I painfully______ the fact that my wallet had gone.

A week later,I received a mysterious ______in the mail.Sure enough,it was my ______! And most surprisingly,______ in it was missing! And there was a little yellow piece of paper folded up inside.I slowly unfolded it and a little medal of Christ fell off.The paper______like his:

Always______ this medal with you,whatever your religion is,so the angel that was watching over you last ______ will always be close.

This person didn’t even leave a return ______,so I couldn’t thank whoever it was.

From that day on,I promised myself to ______this example when I was in a similar situation.I will make others as ______as I was when I opened that package !

1.A. predicted    B. realized    C. explained    D. imagined

2.A. obvious    B. honest    C. exact    D. clear

3.A. Because    B. Although    C. Unless    D. Even

4.A. work    B. reading    C. research    D. search

5.A. crowded    B. noisy    C. clean    D. deserted

6.A. run after    B. hope for    C. remember    D. declare

7.A. hidden    B. picked    C. ignored    D. found

8.A. secretly    B. aimlessly    C. politely    D. angrily

9.A. disappeared    B. hesitated    C. rested    D. escaped

10.A. surprised    B. disappointed    C. satisfied    D. ashamed

11.A. accepted    B. considered    C. changed    D. covered

12.A. present    B. invitation    C. notice    D. package

13.A. wallet    B. book    C. reward    D. treasure

14.A. something    B. nothing    C. everything    D. anything

15.A. exposed    B. described    C. read    D. announced

16.A. keep    B. equip    C. compare    D. connect

17.A. month    B. fortnight    C. week    D. year

18.A. reminder    B. date    C. message    D. address

19.A. set    B. follow    C. give    D. take

20.A. annoyed    B. puzzled    C. crazy    D. happy

 

When the dog named Judy spotted the first sheep in her life, she did what comes naturally. The four-year-old dog set off racing after the sheep across several fields and, being a city animal, lost both her sheep and her sense of direction. Then she ran along the edge of cliff( 悬崖) and fell 100 feet, bouncing off a rock into the sea.

Her owner Mike Holden panicked and celled the coastguard of Cornwall, who turned up in seconds . Six volunteers slid down the cliff with the help of a rope but gave up all hope of finding her alive after a 90-minute search.

Three days later, a hurricane hit the coast near Cornwall. Mr. Holden returned home from his holiday upset and convinced his pet was dead. He comforted himself with the thought she had died in the most beautiful part of the country.

For the next two weeks, the Holdens were heartbroken . Then, one day, the phone rang and Steve Tregear, the coastguard of Cornwall, asked Holder if he would like his dog bark.

A birdwatcher, armed with a telescope, found the pet sitting desperately on a rock. While he sounded the alarm, a student from Leeds climbed down the cliff to collect Judy.

The dog had initially been knocked unconscious(失去知觉的)but had survived by drinking water from a fresh scream at the base of the cliff. She may have fed on the body of a sheep which had also fallen over the edge. “The dog was very thin and hungry,” Steve Tregear said , “It was a very dog. She survived because of a plentiful supply of fresh water,” he added.

It was ,as Mr. Holden admitted, “a minor miracle(奇迹)”.

1.The dog Jody fell down the cliff when she was

A. rescuing her owner    B. caught in a hurricane

C. blocked by a rock    D. running after a sheep

2.Who spotted Judy after the accident?

A. A birdwatcher

B. A student from Leeds

C. Six volunteers

D. The coastguard of Cornwall

3.What can we infer from the text?

A. People like to travel with their pets.

B. Judy was taken to the fields for hunting.

C. Luck plays a vital role in Judy's survival.

D. Holden cared little where Judy was buried.

4.Which of the following can be the best title for the text?

A. Miracle of the Coastguard.

B. Surviving a Hurricane.

C. Dangers in the Wild

D. Coming Back from the Dead.

 

Plants are very important living things. Life could not go on if there were no plants. This is because plants can make food from air, water and sunlight. Animals and man cannot make food from air, water and sunlight. Animals get their food by eating plants and other animals. Therefore animals and man need plants in order to live. This is why we find that there are so many plants around us.

If you look carefully at the plants around you, you will find that there are two kinds of plants: flowering plants and non-flowering plants. Flowering plants can make seeds. The seeds are protected by the fruits. Some fruits have one seed, some have two, three or four, and some have many seeds. But a few fruits have no seeds at all. An example of a fruit without seeds is the banana fruit. Most non-flowering plants do not grow from seeds. They grow from spores(胚芽). Spores are very small. Some spores are so small and light that they can float in the air. We may say that spores are quite the same as seeds. When these spores are all on wet and shady places, they usually grow into new plants.

1.The main idea of the first paragraph is that ________.

A. plants are important for life    B. plants cannot grow without air

C. there are many plants in the world    D. we can not live without water

2.What can we infer(推断) from the passage?

A. Of all living things animals are most.

B. Spores are seeds.

C. All fruits of flowering plants have seeds.

D. Without plants, man will die out.

3.What is the meaning of the underlined word?

A. Kept.    B. Guarded.

C. Prevented.    D. Surrounded

4.This passage may be taken from ________.

A. a medicine book    B. a novel

C. a science magazine    D. an experiment report

 

ARLANDA, Sweden (Reuters Life!)—Many people hate the idea of having to sleep on a plane. But Swedish entrepreneur Oscar Dios thinks they can be persuaded otherwise and he has created a new kind of hostel to prove it.

Dios says it is the world’s first jumbo (unusually large) jet hostel, an actual jet-plane at Sweden’s main airport outside Stockholm which has been changed into a 25- room guesthouse that sleeps as many as 72 people.

“I learned about this plane that was standing deserted at Arlanda airport and I’ve been trying the concept of hostels in many different houses and buildings,” he told Reuters. “I thought, ‘Why not a plane?’”

Jumbo Hostels opened for business on Thursday, giving customers the chance to check in and sleep in a room that can best be described as comfortable.”

“The most challenging part with this project is trying to build something inside a metal hull(壳) – it’s just really, really tight.”

The jet, which was originally produced for Singapore Airlines, was taken out of service in 2002. It is held on a concrete foundation with the landing gear secured in steel cradles.

One feature of the hostel is its price – a room starts at 350 Swedish crowns (about $ 41), which is a lot less than hotel rooms outside of major airports.

Another feature is that customers can get married on the wing of the plane and stay in the plane’s more luxurious honeymoon suite (套房).

Instead of walking down the aisle in the church, lovebirds can take what Jumbo Hostels calls the “wing walk,” where they can be joined in great happiness at the wing tip. The hostel has someone ready to perform the ceremony.

But in some respects this hostel remains a plane – most customers have to share the jet’s nine bathrooms and the staff only wear air host and hostess outfits. The only room that has its own bathroom is the honeymoon suite.

1.Which of the following is not true?

A. The jet plane was out of use for over eight years

B. The hostel provides ten bathrooms for customers

C. The rooms in the hotel are comfortable

D. The hostel lies at Arlanda airport in Stockholm

2.One of the features of the plane hostel is that         .

A. air hostesses can offer good service

B. a wedding ceremony can be held on the wing

C. customers can sleep in comfortable rooms

D. the staff can have a “wing walk”

3.Why does Oscar Dios make jet plane hotel?

A. Because he is fond of plane very much.

B. Because he is very curious

C. Because he wants to earn more money.

D. Because he likes trying the concept of hotel in many different things.

4.The writer mainly wants to          .

A. call on people to make use of the deserted things

B. describe a wonderful place for weddings

C. introduce a new kind of hostel

D. prove people can sleep on a plane

 

A businessman walks into a bank in San Francisco and asks for the loan officer. He says he is going to Europe on business for two weeks and needs to borrow $5,000.The bank officer says  the bank will need some kind of security for such a loan. So the businessman hands over the keys to a Rolls Royce parked on the street in front of the bank. Everything checks out, and the bank agrees to accept the car as collateral for the loan. An employee drives the Rolls into the bank’s underground garage and parks it there.

Two weeks later, the businessman returns, and repays the $5,000 and the interest, which comes to $15.41.

The loan officer says, “We are very happy to have had your business, and this transaction has worked out very nicely, but we are a little puzzled. While you were away, we checked you out and found that you are a multimillionaire. What puzzles us is that why would you bother to borrow $5,000?”

Laughing, the businessman replies, “Where else in San Francisco can I park my car for two weeks for $15?”

1.The businessman walks into the bank with the true purpose of _________.

A. borrowing $5,000    B. meeting the loan officer

C. finding a place to park his car    D. showing how rich he is

2.The loan officer is puzzled because _________.

A. he never thought he could meet a multimillionaire in his bank

B. he thinks the businessman is crazy to leave his car in the bank

C. he never thought the businessman could drive a Rolls Royce

D. he thinks $5,000 is so small a sum of money to the businessman

3.The underlined word “collateral” in Paragraph 1 most probably means “_________”.

A. security    B. payment

C. reward    D. deal

4.Which of the following words can best describe the businessman according to the story?

A. Honest.    B. Clever.

C. Rich.    D. Kind.

 

[选修4:中外历史人物评说](15分)

材料  颜真卿“少勤学业,有词藻,尤工书”。唐玄宗时登进士甲科,历官侍御史等职,因为人刚直,不附权臣杨国忠,出为平原太守。安史之乱爆发,其以平原一郡独撑河北危局良久。后任刑部尚书,“军国大事,知无不言”,“累进封鲁郡公”。藩镇李希烈反,颜真卿前往安抚,面对叛军“不能屈节,当自烧”的威胁,愤然赴火。后被叛军杀害,终年77岁。朝廷赠司徒,谥“文忠”。颜真卿“立朝正色,刚而有礼,非公言直道,不萌于心。天下不以姓名称,而独曰鲁公”。史书称赞他“富于学,守其正,全其节,是文之杰也”。

唐人重书法,“工书”者甚众,颜真卿“善正、草书,笔力遒婉”,尤为后人所推崇。欧阳修得其所书残碑,赞曰:“颜公书如忠臣烈士、道德君子,其端严尊重,人初见而畏之,然愈久而愈可爱也……虽其残缺不忍弃之。”

——据《旧唐书》等

1)根据材料,概括颜真卿的个人品德。(7分)

2)根据材料并结合所学 知识,简析颜真卿书法为后世推崇的原因。(8分)

 

[选修320世纪的战争与和平](15分)

材料  19191月,战胜国在巴黎凡尔赛宫召开和会,处理一站的遗留问题,德国等战败国未被允许参会。5月,《凡尔赛和约》草案传到德国后,全国上下群情激奋,柏林等地举行了抗议示威;艾伯特总统、谢德曼总理等人,都以激烈的词句抨击和约。

但是,鉴于战败国的处境,德国还是同意接受大部分条款,同时提出加入国际联盟、公正调查战争责任及修改和约等要求。战胜国出于私利,拒绝德国的所有要求,还限其在5天内必须作出答复,否则将诉诸武力。6月,德国政府最终被迫签署和约。签约后,德国许多报纸都在第一版加上了表示哀悼的黑色镶边,并号召准备复仇。

    ——摘编自郑寅达《德国史》

1)根据材料并结合所学知识,概括德国针对巴黎和会与《凡尔赛和约》的诉求。(8分)

2)根据材料并结合所学 知识,简析《凡尔赛和约》对德国的影响。(7分)

 

[选修1:历史上重大改革回眸](15分)

材料  1978年底,安徽省凤阳县小岗村18户农民为摆脱贫困,暗中自发将集体耕地包干到户。19792月,中共安徽省委召开会议,决定在肥西县山南公社进行包产到户试点,指出:许多干部一讲到包产到户,就心有余悸,可以说谈“包”色变,但农民普遍希望包产到户,这是矛盾,必须要在实践中加以检验。会议强调试点不宣传、不报道、不推广。19799月,中共中央下发文件,认为因某些副业生产的特殊需要和边远山区、交通不便的单家独户可以实行包产到户,一般不加以提倡。19809月,中央下发《关于进一步加强和完善农业生产责任制的几个问题》,指出:“在生产队领导下实行的包产到户是依存于社会主义经济,而不会脱离社会主义轨道的,没有什么复辟资本主义的危险。”19829月,中共“十二大”对以包产到户为主要形式的农业生产责任制改革予以肯定,包产到户在农村迅速推广。198011月,全国农村实行包产到户的生产队为15%;到1983年初,这一比例达到93%。

    ——摘编自胡绳主编《中国共产党的七十年》等

1)根据材料并结合所学知识,概括人们“谈‘包’色变”的主要原因。(6分)

2)根据材料并结合所学知识,说明农业生产责任制改革推进的特点及改革的意义。(9分)

 

根据材料并结合所学知识回答问题 。(15分)

材料一  在美国宪法的制定过程中,一些政治家认为,“人民”和“人民的代表”(国会)是不同的;“人民”高于“人民的代表”;“由人民制定、政府不能更改的”宪法高于“由政府制定、政府能够更改的”普通法律;国会的立法如果违宪,“自然不能使之生效”。根据这些理论,最高法院有权审查国会立法和总统行政命令是否符合宪法。但是,1787年美国宪法没有相关规定,即未建立起司法审查制度。在初期美国政府中,既无财权、军权又无民意基础的最高法院的地位明显低于总统和国会。

    ——摘编自(美)汉密尔顿等《联邦党人文集》

材料二  1803年,最高法院对“马伯里诉麦迪逊案”做出判决:法院不能行使宪法没有授予的权力,国会通过的立法如果违背宪法则无效。该判例确立了最高法院有权审查国会立法或总统行政命令是否违宪的司法审查制度,从而使最高法院足以与国会或总统相制衡。

    ——摘编自(美)伯纳德 施瓦茨《美国法律史》

1)根据材料一并结合所学知识,概括美国创立司法审查制度的理论基础。(7分)

2)根据材料一、二并结合所学知识,说明“马伯里诉麦迪逊案”对于美国民主制度的影响。(8分)

 

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